Breaking the Code

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A biography of the English mathematician Alan Turing, who was one of the inventors of the digital computer and one of the key figures in the breaking of the Enigma code, used by the Germans to send secret orders to their U-boats in World War II. Turing was also a homosexual in Britain at a time when this was illegal, besides being a security risk.

  1. Herbert Wise


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  1. Derek Jacobi

    Derek Jacobi

    Alan Turing

  2. Alun Armstrong

    Alun Armstrong

    Mick Ross

  3. Blake Ritson

    Blake Ritson

    Christopher Morcom

  4. Prunella Scales

    Prunella Scales

    Sara Turing

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 31m

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  • September 17, 1996



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